Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation (LIRRF) supports scientific research and education at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station on the northern Great Barrier Reef. All funds donated to the Foundation contribute to programs that support coral reef research and education.
Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS) is a globally-relevant and highly productive coral reef research and education facility. It depends on our Foundation’s support for its ongoing development and maintenance.
Targeted and practical support for coral reef science and education at Lizard Island Research Station.
News & Library
Stay in touch with what’s happening on coral reefs in general and at Lizard Island in particular.
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Effects of habitat fragmentation on reef fish communities
Makeely Blandford has completed her final report for studies undertaken at the Australian Museum’s...
Fellowships Awarded 2023
We’re delighted to highlight the award of four new postdoctoral fellows and four new postdoctoral...
Fish Work – a poet’s view
It was August 2017 when I first flew from Cairns to Lizard Island Research Station. I had...
Coral reefs need our help
The Great Barrier Reef is a vital part of our ecosystem and a natural wonder beloved by Australians. It is a World Heritage Area that is at risk of being listed as 'in danger' in recognition of the many challenges it faces.
Science and the will for change are the only possible solutions. Our work is helping.
Will you help us?
The Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation respects and acknowledges the Dingaal, Ngurrumungu and Thanhil peoples as traditional owners of the lands and waters of the Lizard Island region.
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Lizard Island Research Station
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Weather & Ocean Observations
Latest Lizard Island Weather & Oceanic Observations from the AIMS Data Centre